Halloween Walk Event

******* CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER FORECAST ******* Sunday 31st October, 10am-4.30pm

Come and discover spooky tales and traditional folklore of the old “corpse road” from Wasdale to Eskdale above Boot village, taking in the ancient trackways of Eskdale Moor as featured in “The Corpse Roads of Cumbria written by Alan Cleaver and…

Summer walk event on Monday 16th August.

Come for a guided walk with us along the ancient trackways as featured in Alan Cleaver’s book, “Get Lost”. Alan has a lovely way of sharing stories and tales of these hidden places set amongst the backdrop of one of the most beautiful valleys of the Lake District.

The easy going walk around Boot…




Expect a friendly welcome to our unique visitor attraction this Christmas.

There’ll be some festive cheer as you step back in time with our exhibitions and absorb yourself into the natural surrounding on our grounds.

Book online to secure your exclusive slot by visiting

Community event at Eskdale Mill on Saturday 3rd October


Now that bird nesting season is over and the blackberries have finished, the time has arrived to take control of the overgrown brambles in our meadow.

Using traditional methods and handtools, you are invited to join our volunteer team and…

2019 financial report now available

Please see our latest audited financial report here EMHT 2019 financial report 

This public document will remain on our governance pages and can also be found on Charities Commission and Companies House websites.

Our membership facilities have gone online!

We’ve finally moved into the 21st Century and given more choice to people interested in becoming a member.

We also have more tariffs at very attractive rates, such as partners/friends for £22.50 and family groups for £30.

There are now 3 ways to become a member:

  • online – follow this link to join

National Mills Weekend, 9th-10th May 2020


This Bank holiday weekend was to be our main public event of the year. We had scheduled to welcome people to help us celebrate our mill and watermills all over these British Isles. The festive weekend was to include fun activities for all the family ranging from scheduled guided tours, grain milling…

Volunteer gardeners and grounds people needed now

Following extensive restorations and a year of closure, Eskdale Mill re-opened to the public in July this year. This unique historical visitor attraction has welcomed over 3000 visitors in just a few months generating sustainable figures to help safeguard a viable future.

The mill is set in an idyllic location with fantastic views nestled amongst…

Greetings from the Mill Manager!

Welcome to this Autumn 2019 edition of our newsletter.

Hope this finds you all well and that you’ve had chance to visit the newly restored mill or to keep an eye on the summer’s proceedings via our website, social media or the local press. I met a few of you at the mill this…

Come and visit before we shut for winter!

We currently have a spooky atmosphere in the mill. Lots of spiders in big cobwebs have suddenly appeared! Oh my!

And why have we suddenly got bats roosting in our timbers! Arrgh!

From 4th November, in line with the changing of the seasons and darker days, the mill will be closing its doors to the…